London International Awards Announces Esteemed Jury Presidents for 2024, Elevating Creative Standards in Las Vegas

London, UK – The Jury Presidents for the 39th annual London International Awards (LIA) have been announced. This prestigious event will gather top industry professionals in Las Vegas from September 29 to October 7 to chair the jury panels. Under the guidance of these Jury Presidents, the integrity of each jury will establish the creative standard for 2024 and elevate the overall quality of work in the industry. Barbara Levy, the President of LIA, emphasized the importance of the judging process, stating that the careful selection of the Jury Presidents is crucial. Levy highlighted the … Read more

Unveiling the Medieval Origins: How Ancient Christian Ideals Shape Women’s Beauty Standards Today, Cambridge Scholar Reveals

Cambridge, UK – Scholars at the University of Cambridge are shedding light on the origins of the idea that true beauty lies within and its impact on the control of women’s dress. According to a recent talk at the university, influential male writers in the third century used this Christian concept to manipulate and regulate how women presented themselves. Alexandra Zhirnova, a Cambridge scholar, highlighted the misogynistic views held by medieval Christian men towards women’s appearance as part of her research. She explained that as Christianity became integrated into patriarchal societies during the Middle Ages, … Read more

Village of Wellsville Strengthens Codes to Tackle Unsafe Properties and Improve Community Standards

Wellsville, a Village located in Allegany County, has implemented new laws aimed at addressing unsafe and unsightly properties. Recently passed by the village board, these laws provide the codes office with greater authority in dealing with properties that do not meet safety standards. In addition to ensuring compliance with state codes, these regulations are designed to address the unique challenges faced by the village. Mayor Randy Shayler emphasized that the updates to the laws will not completely overhaul existing legislation. However, they are expected to better equip the village in handling homes and buildings that … Read more

New Mexico Legislature Approves Changes to Cannabis Laws to Crack Down on Illicit Activity and Improve Industry Standards

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — With the legislative session coming to a close on Thursday, both the House and Senate in New Mexico are fully engaged in their last few days of work. The state lawmakers have been busy making significant decisions, including approving a comprehensive set of changes to the cannabis laws. The cannabis bill, which aims to address gaps in the existing regulations and crack down on illicit marijuana coming from outside the state, is the result of collaborations with industry leaders who have provided valuable feedback. Representative Andrea Romero acknowledges the lessons … Read more